Found It


I have learned through my years to buy cheap headphones and sunglasses. I tend to lose or misplace them over and over. I justify getting another pair if I buy the cheapies. But it’s a whole different game when you lose something of great value. Searching high and wide, retracing your exact steps, sticking your […]

Bated Breath

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“And I will fall at your feet…and I will worship you here.” -Hillsong Live Have you ever anticipated something for so long that when it actually happened you weren’t really sure how to respond. How to breathe. How to stand. Almost needing to pinch yourself in disbelief; not wanting the moment to end. “Heaven doesn’t […]

Big Dog


“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight…it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” -Mark Twain The week before the NYC Tri and settling in seems a distant reality. Nervous, anticipating, wondering, worst-case scenarioing everything from losing my sister, my goggles, my tires and my breath. I have been thinking about […]

Strong Side

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“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31 I had my last sprint Tri of the season today. The last “training race” before the race I’ve been looking […]

Obstacle Course


“Give thanks to the Lord Almighty…For He is good and His love endures forever.” Psalm 118:1 Today I completed the Got the Nerve Triathlon for the fourth time. The first time I did this race I had lost about 45 pounds weighing in at 220. Talk about running to the trouble. Not only was I […]

Love Does

This week I saw a t-shirt that said “Love Does.” I wasn’t sure of the organization/cause but it was a motto that made complete sense. So thank google I found; Bob Goff wrote a book entitled “Love Does.” Love a decided action. Love can show up when we least expect it. Meeting needs and going […]


“I wish you would step back from that ledge my friend…” -Third Eye Blind After a working weekend there is nothing more I want to do than to sit down and write. Learning from others and their unique perspectives, struggles, and forward progress speaks volumes in this choosing life and believing better arena. Learning how […]